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Busted for graf - search house

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by Newmanpwns, Jan 14, 2005.

  1. Newmanpwns

    Newmanpwns New Jack

    Joined: Jan 14, 2005 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0
    Has anybody gotten their house or car searched when they were arrested for graffiti? It seems like this would be unconstitutional...but I'm not sure.
  2. Edika

    Edika Member

    Joined: Jun 10, 2003 Messages: 332 Likes Received: 0
    when they have the right from a judge or court, yes they can.
  3. tré

    tré New Jack

    Joined: Nov 30, 2004 Messages: 25 Likes Received: 0
    depends on your age, area, and how much graff you actually did.
  4. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    Ive heard that in Germany when you get arrested for graff, while youre being held, they search your house. Thats what this one cat from Berlin told me. And you dont have to have priors for this to happen, they search your house on the first offense. And by the way, ive had my house searched, it was all legal and shit. They had a warrant and everything. But, like tre said it usually depends on how much damage youve done and how old you are.
  5. imported_b0b

    imported_b0b Guest

    In Britian it is standard practis for your home to be searched when you get caught writing. That is one reason so many people don't have balckbooks anymore as it is just evidence against you.
  6. Steve-O

    Steve-O New Jack

    Joined: Nov 15, 2004 Messages: 40 Likes Received: 0
    Ya. had my house searched last week or so. but luckely one of my boys got his searched first and he called me and told me to get ride of all my markers, skecht books. paint and i did. so they did find any thing except a book that i use to write in befor i got arrested the 3 time. so it didnt matter.
  7. GEEB

    GEEB Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 6, 2004 Messages: 1,803 Likes Received: 44
    Man, if cops ever searched my house, id run outside and slap stickers on thier police cars! hey i wonder if anyone has ever tried slapping stickers on police cars? anyone?, maby ill try and post a flick in the
    sticker thread.
  8. why write?

    why write? Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 19, 2003 Messages: 5,859 Likes Received: 1
  9. GEEB

    GEEB Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 6, 2004 Messages: 1,803 Likes Received: 44
    I seriosly will go for it, but ill take all kinds of precautions. all kinds...
  10. some pittsburgh flavor

    some pittsburgh flavor Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 31, 2001 Messages: 4,936 Likes Received: 0
    a friend of mine recently got caught. seen at one spot, caught in the middle of another. anyhow they're trying to pin 10 spots on him, but with no witnesses to the others, is this possible? i always thought "no eyes, no prize" right? can a search of the house provide conclusive evidence as to Person X being JoeGraffiti and thusly blamed for everything, ever?
  11. GLIK$

    GLIK$ Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 23, 2002 Messages: 22,277 Likes Received: 117
    oh shit 10 whole spots?!

    If they caught him in the middle of the act, writing the same shit as the other 10 spots.

    They can make it stick, trust me.
  12. ghostvandal

    ghostvandal Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 9, 2003 Messages: 1,644 Likes Received: 0
    my biggest fear is getting my house searched. It has happened several times to other writers in my city. Thats why i try not to keep anything incriminating in here. what about bank account? they can get into them when its for mafia or terrorism but anybody ever heard of a case with graffiti?
  13. shesmyheroin

    shesmyheroin Member

    Joined: Aug 5, 2002 Messages: 443 Likes Received: 0

    if he was caught in the middle of the act, then it's going to be tuff. it's pretty good proof that he is "john doe" if he was caught red handed. never admit to anything. get a lawyer. end of story.
  14. GnomeToys

    GnomeToys Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 24, 2003 Messages: 2,616 Likes Received: 4
    Some friends did this, slapped stickers on the cop's car while he had some dude pulled over. They got chased through town by two different cars soon after that, but managed to escape somehow.
  15. InnerCityRebel

    InnerCityRebel Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 19, 2002 Messages: 8,297 Likes Received: 117
    i have caught a slap tag on a cop car while in other cities.This was a few years back though.I ended up putting 4 slap tags on one car that night..